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The World Religions Reader gathers together material on six of the world's most influential faiths. The selection of readings is drawn from a broad range of historical and contemporary sources, giving a full picture of the beliefs and practices of each religion. This new edition includes new introductions to each religious tradition, an extensively revised section on Hinduism and a completely new selection of readings on Buddhism. JUDAISM: Passages from the Jewish Bible; From the Rabbinic Tradition; Different Voices from the Past; The Holocaust and Post-Holocaust Theology; Judaism and Israel; Torah and Covenant CHRISTIANITY: Passages from the Christian Bible; The Church Fathers; The Churches: Their Life and Faith; Women's Voices and Feminist Theology; Christianity and Social Justice ISLAM: From the Qur'an; The Beautiful Names; Hadith/Sunnah; Law in Islam; Muslim Mystics; Islam in the late Twentieth Century HINDUISM: Village Hinduism; Hindu Patterns of Liberation; The Modern Period BUDDHISM: From the Suttas and Vinaya of the Theravada Tradition; From the Mahayana Texts; Buddhist Practices; Recent and Contemporary Buddhist Concerns SIKHISM: Guru Nanak and Guru Gobind Singh; The Sikh Tradition; Khalistan and Sikh Identity; A Sikh Woman of the Nineties

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415247498
ISBN-10: 0415247497
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 170mm x mm)
Pages: 520
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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